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Jonathan D. Karmel - Chicago, IL

20 S. Clark StreetSuite 1720 Chicago, IL 60603

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Chicago Labor Law Lawyer

Overview

Attorney Jon Karmel has extensive experience in the labor and employment fields. He is AV Preeminent peer review rated,* the highest rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Jon has been named among Chicago’s Top Rated Lawyers, and he was selected for inclusion in the 2013-2024 Illinois Super Lawyers.

He serves as an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law, where he teaches trial advocacy skills...

Attorney Jon Karmel has extensive experience in the labor and employment fields. He is AV Preeminent peer review rated,* the highest rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Jon has been named among Chicago’s Top Rated Lawyers, and he was selected for inclusion in the 2013-2024 Illinois Super Lawyers.

He serves as an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law, where he teaches trial advocacy skills. Jon has taught trial advocacy to lawyers and judges in Mexico as their legal system changes to oral advocacy. Recently, Jon lectured to members of the legal profession in Shanghai, China, on cross-border employment issues and the role of arbitration in resolving disputes.

Read Jon's book Dying to Work: Death and Injury in the American Workplace can be purchased at Cornell University Press, Barnes & Noble and Amazon.

Click here to view Jon's video - https://tinyurl.com/dyingtowork

About Jonathan D. Karmel

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Labor Law
  • Taft-Hartley Pensions

Litigation

  • 100%

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1982
  • Michigan, 2013
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2005

Other Affiliations

  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (Fellow)

Classes and Seminars

  • Instructor, John Marshall Law School, 1984 - 1986
  • Chapter Author/Lecturer, Labor Law, Illinois Institute Continuing Legal Education, 1986 - 2000
  • Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques, May Session, Emory University School of Law, 2010 - Present

Education

  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1978
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: With Honors
    Major: Political Science
  • Yale University, Graduate School, Political Science, New Haven, Connecticut, 1979

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information

Address

20 S. Clark StreetSuite 1720 Chicago, IL 60603

Fax

  • 312-641-0781

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Jonathan D. Karmel

Included on the 2024 Illinois list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Illinois Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Jonathan D. Karmel on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Named to Super Lawyers, 2013-2024

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